Historic Markers Across Georgia



Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade



Marker ID:  
Location: In Springvale Park at Edgewood Ave and Waverly Way, Atlanta.
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.379    W 084° 21.435
  33.75631666    -84.35725
  The coordinates have been estimated
based on the location of the marker.
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WM6H9F
Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade Marker  



Text:

On July 22nd 1864,
Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault´s brigade, Hindman´s Div. Cheatham´s Corps, advanced
eastward from the Atlanta fortifications against the Federal 15th Corps
posted at DeGress Ave., halted here in this ravine to reform their line,
preparatory to the assault that resulted in the breaking the
Federal line and capturing DeGress Battery.

Erected by the Old Guard of Atlanta -- 1934
Dedicated by Camp Gordon S.C.V.



 

 

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